In addition to the impressive exhibits on show, during the exhibition, a high-quality conference programme offers insights into the latest trends, innovations and developments within the Polyurethane industry. The conference programme focuses on the key areas materials, applications, as well as processes and machinery. Be inspired by the expertise of the keynote speakers and exchange your knowledge with experts from the industry.

Both, visitors as well as exhibitors of PSE Europe 2017 are invited to attend the conference free of charge.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017


The first day of the conference focuses on raw materials and renewables used to manufacture polyurethane.

10:30 am

Outstanding thermal performances of fluorinated blowing agents

Caroline Font, Arkema

11:00 am

Next step PU – Polyurethan (Hartschaum) Nebenprodukte weiterverarbeiten statt entsorgen

Theodor Mayer, puren gmbh

11:30 am

Current & Future Opportunities for Soy Chemicals in the Bio-based PU Environment

Angela Austin, U.S. Soybean Export Council’s Polyurethane’s Consultant

13:00 pm


14:00 pm

New silicone surfactants for low emission HR-foams

Dr. Josep Nadal and Adrià López, Concentrol

14:30 pm

Cashew nutshell liquid based polyols for tomorrow’s polyurethane foams

Tom Berckmans, Cardolite Speciality Chemicals Europe N.V.

15:45 pm

Biosuccinium® - enabling bio-based performance urethanes

Lawrence Theunissen, Reverdia V.O.F.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017


On day two, the programme highlights the enormous potential of Polyurethane and illustrates how the material supports the progress of innovative applications, within many different industries.

10:00 am

Polyurethane for lightweight composite constructions

Alexander Frübing and Karl-Heinz Stelzl, FRIMO Group GmbH

10:30 am

Transparent Thiol Compounds

Kai Klockemann, Nitroil® Performance Chemicals

11:00 am

Flexible Coloring of Polyurethane Systems

Ron van der Leeuw, Chromaflo Technologies B.V.

12:00 pm

Reactive polymer-bound stabilizers for polyol and polyurethane foam improving emission profiles and long-term quality of foam

Antoni Puig, Milliken Europe

13:00 pm


14:00 pm

Spritzgießen und PUR-Technologie - effiziente Verknüpfung für hochwertige anwendungsoptimierte Oberflächen

Dr. Axel Böhme, Kunststoff-Zentrum in Leipzig gGmbH

15:00 pm

Polyurea, Spray Applied Protective System

Dirk Übelhör, The Polyurea Development Association Europe

16:00 pm

Innovative Fertigungsprozesse im Bereich Automobil

Jens Kompe, KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH

Thursday, 29 June 2017


The third day of the conference concentrates on the world of production processes and machines within the industry.

10:00 am

Latest machine technologies for PIR foam manufacture


11:00 am

Latest development for recycling of PU foam out of end-of-life mattresses into polyol for rigid PU foam application.

Lyudmila Skokova, H&S Anlagentechnik GmbH

12:00 pm

3D simulation of the PU Foaming Process

Cristoph Hinse, SimpaTec GmbH

13:00 pm


14:00 pm

From the request to the finished part - modern multiple component casting machines

Peter Stinshoff, Polytec Industrial

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